Plant Protein Alliance of Alberta is no longer in operation.Thank you for your interest in the work of PPAA. This website archives the stories, webinars and newsletters that document some of PPAA’s work.

For further assistance about the plant-based protein industry in Alberta, you can contact:

Economic Developers Alberta (EDA)
Economic development associations around the province are interested in the opportunities the plant-based protein sector offers. Contact a local organization or the EDA for assistance.
Call: 1.866.671.8182

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
Information and programs are available from the provincial government, from crop resources to agri-food business tools and international trade services. You can start with:
Toll free: 310-FARM (3276)
Call: 403-742-7901 (outside Alberta)

Alberta Business Link
A non-profit helping entrepreneurs start, grow and fund their small business.Call: 1.800.272.9675

Alberta Food Processors Association
The non-profit represents the province’s food and beverage sector and service providers.

Alberta Pulse Growers
The commission supports more than 6,500 farmers who grow pulses, including dried peas, beans, chickpeas, lentils, faba beans and soybeans.

Alberta Hemp Alliance
The non-profit is focused on hemp production, research, and trade nationally and internationally.

Protein Industries Canada
Federal supercluster promoting Canada’s plant-protein sector, nationally and globally. Collaborative funding programs available.

Industry Stories

Seizing the opportunity



Dr. David Hughes

David Hughes Video


We facilitate the development of a diverse, profitable and sustainable plant-protein and plant-ingredient processing industry in Alberta.


● Highly functioning value chains
● State-of-the-art infrastructure
● Commercialized, market-driven products
● A key economic driver in the Alberta economy

The wave we are riding is plant protein, which is so sustainable. The more we add value here to the crops we grow, the more we are immunized from global market ups and downs. We’ve got everything going for us.
– Allison Ammeter, board chair of the Plant Protein Alliance of Alberta (PPAA)

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